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Police Chief Vacancy

Post Date:08/28/2013 1:46 PM
The Town of Sharpsburg, NC (Population 2,024) is seeking an energetic & highly motivated “Working Chief” of Police with proven leadership skills & a diverse law enforcement background. Successful candidates must have a stable, accomplished & verifiable work history, & at least 10 years of continuous law enforcement experience with 5 years in a supervisory capacity. Ideal candidates will have experience & knowledge in community policing, grant writing, crime prevention, coordinating criminal investigations, patrol tactics, police administration & law enforcement training.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or management, & at least 10 years progressively responsible experience with a government police agency, with at a minimum of 5 years of that time as chief, assistant/deputy chief, or lieutenant in a law enforcement agency of similar size & complexity (or an equivalent combination of education, training & experience that provides the required knowledge, skills & abilities). The Chief reports to the Town Manager.

Salary DOQ. Hiring range 46,000-53,000. Please send a résumé, cover letter, & Town of Sharpsburg job application to Town Manager, Post Office Box 1759 Sharpsburg, NC 27878 or email all required information to NO LATER THAN September 18, 2013. Job application must accompany all submittals for consideration. Applications may be downloaded at The position is open until filled.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. The Town of Sharpsburg is an equal opportunity employer.

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